Hill Country "State Championship" BBQ Cook Off 2022

November 18, 2022 - November 19, 2022
State Championship
Paying out 15 places in each meat category, $20,000 payout in cash and prizes

Contest Details

Hill Country "State Championship" BBQ Cook Off 2022
IBCA Contest Number: 2023-183

Lockhart City Park
504 City Park Road
Lockhart, TX 78644
[Driving Directions]

Head Judge: Melissa Briggs
Tray Pickup: 3PM-7PM
Cooks Meeting: Friday at 7PM

Turn in times / Schedule
12:00 Chicken
1:30 Pork Spare Ribs
3:00 Brisket


20,000 in cash and prizes

Meats to be Cooked

Half Chicken 1 Fully Jointed Chicken Half (Complete with wing, breast, thigh and leg.)
Pork Spare Ribs (Required: 8 Individual Pork Spare Ribs)
Brisket (Required: 8 Full Slices)

Friday Ancillaries

Ribeye Steak $25 8PM
Bartenders Choice $25 9PM

Saturday Ancillaries

Breakfast $25 9AM
Beans $25 10AM

Contact and Registration

Contact: Richard Anzaldua


Entry Fee: 200

Contest Registration/Flyer

Competition Results

Head Judge: Melissa Briggs
Number of Teams: 152

Tickets Summary: [PDF]

Master Ticket Details: [PDF]

Grand Champion

Jorge Flores II / CSM Cooking

Reserve Grand Champion

Mike Bryce / Backyard Q'ers

Brisket: Mike Bryce / Backyard Q'ers
Chicken: Syrissa Dominguez / Serious Smoke
Pork Spare Ribs: Joe Guiterrez III / LGO Cookers


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Jorge Flores IICSM Cooking554.1
2Mike BryceBackyard Q'ers552.84
3Mike TristanHTX Barbecue534.94
4Eddy MoralesThe Pitfather BBQ534.32
5Gary KelleyRoad Crew Bbq532.36
6Joe Guiterrez IIILGO Cookers528.12
7James BrooksBoss BBQ520.9
8Syrissa DominguezSerious Smoke519.9
9Al FloresPISTOLEROS BBQ519.44
10jesus vielmaQue Se Mueve BBQ cookers518.42


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Syrissa DominguezSerious Smoke198.68
2Jamie RobeyTexas Smoke196.34
3Albert SosaSosa Barbecue Co.195.52
4BRIDGET RIBSAMAces & Eights194.14
5Al FloresPISTOLEROS BBQ191.48
6Gary KelleyRoad Crew Bbq189.88
7jesus vielmaQue Se Mueve BBQ cookers189.74
8Omar CharlesEl Chingon Cookers188.04
9Roy LovedayLillys Bar & Grill187.88
10Melissa LucioShut Em Up Cookers185.54

Pork Spare Ribs

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Joe Guiterrez IIILGO Cookers208.94
2James PaviaTeam Tito's #3206.0
4Jorge Flores IICSM Cooking196.88
5Caleb WardenKickin Kajun Smokehouse196.34
6Grady SpeedGrade A BBQ195.6
7Eddy MoralesThe Pitfather BBQ194.94
8Mike BryceBackyard Q'ers194.68
9Matias SerrataPit Boss Smokers193.8
10Robert SierraS&S Pit Crew192.06


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Mike BryceBackyard Q'ers199.94
2Jorge Flores IICSM Cooking194.74
3Eddy MoralesThe Pitfather BBQ189.5
4Carlos GuerraSmokin’ Dirty187.02
5Brian ErbeBig B BBQ186.48
6Blake SchendelAlley cats185.8
7Homar GarzaSmoke Hustle Barbecue185.0
8Mike TristanHTX Barbecue183.46
9Jesse LoganBubba's Got Gas182.92
10Brad OlenickBurnin' Money181.52


Bartenders Choice

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1RICARDO PENA4 of a Kind Cookers
2Dennis ButterworthWarpig BBQ
3Thomas RamirezHawg knuckle BBQ
5Melissa LucioShut Em Up Cookers


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Eric Quezada
2Brad OlenickBurnin' Money
3Rhonda BennettBBAM
4Thomas RamirezHawg knuckle BBQ
5Enrique MunozNot To Worry BBQ


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Dewayne LarsenSmoking Guns
2Melissa LucioShut Em Up Cookers
3Andrew PrietoTito's #5
4James PaviaTeam Tito's #3
5Jeff Odell

Ribeye Steak

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Caleb WardenKickin Kajun Smokehouse
2Eddy MoralesThe Pitfather BBQ
4David LapeCamphouse BBQ
5Sean NeelyPop's Be Smokin'